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Financial Analyst III - NITE - 34919 at Alion Science and Technology Corporation

Financial Analyst III - NITE - 34919

Alion Science and Technology Corporation Norfolk, VA Full-Time
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Position Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for planning, tracking, analysis and reporting of performance on a large complex contract.  The Senior Financial Analyst is a key member of the program team and works directly with the Finance Manager & Program Manager to help define the project’s goals and objectives; and recommends actions to improve progress and performance.  The Senior Financial Analyst will have significant interface with Program/Project Managers, senior technical staff, as well as other functional organizations including contracts, finance, accounts receivable, subcontract management and procurement.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Prepare, coordinate, and document complex financial analysis. Provide cost, schedule and funding planning, reporting, monitoring and forward-looking analysist support to Finance Manager & Program Manager including Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and development of time-phased forecast and budget schedules.
  • Lead project set up in compliance with contractual terms, conditions and requirements.
  • Prepare program financial Estimates at Complete (EAC) and meet deadlines for submission requirements.
  • Identify project risks and opportunities and provide analytical contribution in working resolution with PM, Contracts, Procurement and Finance/Accounting.
  • Review and assess all contract modifications.  Advise the program management team of impacts as necessary.
  • Monitor costs and manpower on a weekly basis ensuring that actuals are within budget and charged to the correct job number.  Process cost transfers as required.
  • Perform analytical review and arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation.
  • Understand causes of financial trends & anomalies. Prepare accurate and complete variance analysis and reporting.
  • Prepare/Support Internal Program Review (IPR) presentations for management.
  • Prepare financial Contract Data Requirements (CDRL) for programs.  Ensure contractual requirements are met and customer financial deliverables are accurate and on time.
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis on the contract as requested.
  • Monitor funding status, providing reliable and timely notification of funding status by line item detail as required.
  • Support accounts receivable as required during the billing processing.  Monitor billing status and unbilled issues, working with Finance, Contracts, Accounting and PMO to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Prepare subcontractor and vendor accruals as services/goods are received in accordance with GAAP and internal policies to ensure that the project’s cost/commitment is accurately captured and reported internally and externally.
  • Ensure program revenue and profit is recorded in compliance with the EAC.
  • Analyze profit risks and opportunities and advise management on the optimal path forward.
  • Ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley, FAR, JTR and all company policies and procedures as they related to contract performance and financials.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance related field; Typically requires 4 to 7 years’ experience 
  • Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.  Education requirements may be waived with relevant work experience. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Candidates must possess a strong background working with multiple government contract types: FFP, FPI, FPLOE, T&M, CPAF, CPFF, CPIF, and hybrid contracts.
  • Expertise in Excel and overall MS Office suite and a working knowledge of relevant software applications, including JAMIS and others.
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet deadlines.
  • Must be analytical, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and have the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Strong customer service focus.

Clearance:

  • Candidate must have a Secret security clearance or have the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance after employment.

Requires a finance or accounting bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.


Security Clearance: Secret
 

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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
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